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  • The New Sheffield PA Register is Here!

    The New Sheffield PA Register is Here!

    The new Sheffield PA Register lets you search for a Personal Assistant, or search for a job if you are a Personal Assistant. Users can browse adverts or create their own adverts detailing what they require from a Personal Assistant, or what they can offer as a Personal Assistant.

  • We're Hiring a Personal Assistant

    We're Hiring a Personal Assistant

    We are looking to recruit a PA Support Worker (for Independent Advocate). The successful applicant will provide efficient, effective and tailored support for the Independent Advocate within his role. This post is funded by the DWP Access to Work scheme which is designed to support disabled people to work. The closing date for applications is 9am on 10th Aug 2023.

  • New Sheffield PA Register Co-Production Events

    New Sheffield PA Register Co-Production Events

    We’re building a new PA-Register for Sheffield, and we want your help! We’re holding our first co-production events this month to get the views of Individual Employers and Personal Assistants on how we can make the new PA Register work for you. Whether you’ve used the PA Register before or not, we want to hear from you!

  • We’re looking for PAs!

    We’re looking for PAs!

    Are you a PA? Would you like to tell people a bit about what it’s like to be a PA and what you enjoy about it? We want to raise the profile of the crucial work Personal Assistants do and encourage more people to think about becoming one. But we need your help to do so! We’re looking for all kinds of PAs, from all kinds of backgrounds to share their experiences. Your PA story is important and will make a difference.

  • Student Advisors Needed to Develop Training for Workplace PAs

    We are developing training for students who might need to employ a Workplace Personal Assistant when they graduate. We are seeking to recruit 3 advisors , who are current students or recent graduates of Sheffield Hallam University or the University of Sheffield , to help us develop the training. You will receive a one off £150 payment when the work is complete. The deadline for applications is Wednesday 13th February.

  • Being a Good Employer Training Modules

    Do you employ your own Personal Assistants or Carers but want more skills and knowledge to boost your confidence as an employer? Or are you looking to hire them but don’t know where to start? Then our free courses are for you! Our training on ‘Being a Good Employer’ for individual employers is split into three modules. You can attend all three or any you feel necessary for yourself. The first module on Advertising and Recruiting takes place on Monday 24 September.

  • Free Training for Personal Assistants

    Are you currently employed as a Personal Assistant for an adult over the age of 18 and feel you could benefit from further training? Do you employ your own Personal Assistants and want to further their skills and knowledge, as well as your own? If so, Disability Sheffield are running a number of FREE courses for existing and aspiring Personal Assistants in partnership with Skills for Care and Sheffield City Council.

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